Steve leads the business operations including contracting and reimbursement analysis. He is responsible for all of Healthcents Inc.’s business processes, contracts management, negotiations, and computing systems, which are used to enable Healthcents to get providers maximum reimbursements on payer contracts.
He has successfully negotiated over 15,000 payer contracts and is the inventor of RevolutionSoftware, Healthcents’ state of the art web service product for payer contracts’ analysis. Under Steve’s leadership, many of the largest practices in the USA have become reference accounts. Steve leads the development and delivery of our “Blue Print for Success” Payer Contracting Class, which is sponsored by medical associations such as the AUA, and teaches medical providers the “secret sauce” about how to negotiate payer contracts.
Steve’s background includes over two decades of executive management with IBM, and he is well known in the software and healthcare businesses as a leader who builds new businesses quickly and profitably. His experience includes the managing of complex multi-site and multi-company software development including labs in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. He managed a staff of over 300 people in the development of complex business intelligence software used by companies all over the world for query, reporting and data analysis.
Steve has been quoted in many press releases and has written many recent articles about payer contracting and payer contracts analysis for a variety of industry journals including the Ambulatory Care Advisor, HME News, AAOE e-news and many more. Steve holds a BS in Business from Arizona State University, was Summa Cum Laude, and was invited to apply for a Fulbright Scholarship.